Buhari Approaches Senate For Screening And Confirmation Of Members Of Police Service Commission
Following the recent nomination of a former Inspector- General of Police, IGP, Musiliu Adeola Smith, President Muhammadu Buhari has dispatched a letter to the Upper legislative chamber demanding for the screening and confirmation of Musiliu as Chairman of the Police Service Commission, PSC.
Similarly, the President has also asked the Senate to give approval for the appointment of Justice Clara Bata Ogunbiyi, retd as full-time Commissioner of the PSC.
Other members of the commission as presented by the president are, Mohammed Najatu, representing North West; Braimoh Adogame Austin, representing South South; Barrister Rommy Mom for North Central and Dr. Nkemka Osimiri Jombo- Ofo for South East.
The letter which was read by the Senate president, Bukola Saraki, during plenary yesterday read: “In compliance with the provision of Sections 154(1) of the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (As amended), I write to forward for confirmation by the Senate, the understated names as the Chairman and members of the Police Service Commission, PSC. I attach herewith their CVs.”
“While thanking you immensely in anticipation of the early consideration and confirmation of the above appointments by the Distinguished Senate. Please accept, Mr. Senate President, the assurances of my highest consideration.”